Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County Elections Manager Julie Cooper reports that the total number of voters checked-in during early voting Wednesday was 1,414. This makes for a total of 4,469 voters checked-in during early voting in the November…

  • Former HHS Teacher’s Assistant Sentenced to Prison

    Twenty-nine-year-old Darius Jarrod Hopkins, a former coach and teacher’s assistant at Huntsville High School, was sentenced to 5 years at TDCJ by District Judge Donald Kraemer Wednesday according to the the Huntsville Item. He is…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a known suspect stole money from an elderly victim in the 600 block of I-45 South. A known suspect was reported to have harassed a victim…

  • Resolution Approved for Walker County Community Plan

    At this week’s regular session of Walker County Commissioners, Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Sherrie Pegoda addressed commissioners in regard to a resolution in reference to the Walker County Public Safety Community Plan. Ms. Pegoda said,…

  • Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Trump International Hotel in D-C Held Wednesday

    An official ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. was held Wednesday. It was a prime piece of real estate that needed to be renovated–the old U-S Post Office. Trump’s family was…

  • Kids Program at Library Today

    There’s stuff for kids to do today at the Huntsville Public Library. Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail has the information . . . .

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County elections manager Julie Cooper reports that the total number of voters checked-in during early voting Tuesday was 1,777. This makes for a total of 3,055 voters checked-in during early voting in the November…

  • Ira James Baldwin Sentenced

    The Huntsville Item reports that Tuesday District Judge Hal Ridley sentenced a 32-year-old Huntsville man, Ira James Baldwin, to 20 years in prison for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He reportedly shot Lee’Waynna Ferguson…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday police investigated a case in the 200 block of Hickory Drive where a known suspect was reported to have forged the signature of another person. An…

  • Avenue M Closed Between 11th and 10th Saturday

    Here’s a heads-up for local drivers. Huntsville residents should be aware that Avenue M will be closed between 11th Street and 10th Street on Saturday, October 29th, for roof replacement at First National Bank.